Eid-el-Fitri: Apaokagi felicitates Emir of Ilorin, others
By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin
A frontline Agribusiness Investor, Alhaji Uthman Apaokagi, has felicitated Muslim faithful on the Eid-el-Fitri festivities, which climaxed this year’s Ramadan fast.
Describing the just concluded fast as a period of spiritual rejuvenation, Apaokagi, in a statement he personally signed and made available to Journalists in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, congratulated the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Dr Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, other traditional rulers, religious and political leaders on the successful completion of the sacred month.
Apaokagi, who is the Chief Executive Officer, ZTA Farms Limited, urged Muslim community to inculcate the spiritual essence of the just concluded fast in their daily living and be their brother’s keeper, while beseeching the Almighty Allah to imbue leaders at various levels with wisdom and understanding and guide them so as to meet the expectations of the led.
Apaokagi, however, prayed to the Almighty Allah to give Islamic adherents longevity of life and sound health to be able to witness more of the sacred month.
“I felicitate our Muslim brothers and sisters on the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan Fast and Eid-el-Fitri Celebration. It is my prayer that we shall witness many more of the Ramadan season in sound health and prosperity.
“My special greeting goes to the Emir of Ilorin and Chairman, Kwara State Council of Chiefs, Maimartaba, His Royal Highness, Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, CFR, other traditional rulers and chiefs in Kwara State, religious leaders as well as our political leaders for their spiritual rejuvenation during the Holy month.
“May the Almighty Allah continue to strengthen our faith, accept our generosity and supplications as act of worship”, he said.